BOOM! Guy Fawkes in pics

2013-11-06 12:23
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Pics: Top 7 fiery festivals

As the world prepares to celebrate Guy Fawkes, take a look at these incredible fire festivals from around the world.

Remember, remember the 5th of November.

No doubt your Facebook feeds and Twitter timelines were full of the undeniably catchy opening line of this famous English folk rhyme on Tuesday, as people around the globe prepared to commemorate the foiling of Guy Fawkes' attempt to blow up England's House of Parliament in 1605.

This rather strange celebration has somehow managed to stand the test of time, and year after year, people use it as an excuse to indulge in flashy and fiery festivities, from fireworks to blazing bonfires.

We trawled Instagram to find some pics and videos of celebrations from around the globe.

Do you celebrate Guy Fawkes? If so, why? Tell us in the comment section below and send us photos to pics@news24travel.com




London, England


Auckland, New Zealand

Muir Beach, California


Maiden's Cove, Cape Town


Martyr's Crosses, Lewes, UK



Lewes in East Sussex, UK is the most famous town for Guy Fawkes/Bonfire Night celebrations

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